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freeware id3 tag batch editor??

Posted: 05/02/07, 4:23 pm
by kenray
so, anyone with an ipod shiffle knows that if you are tyring to listen to an album in order (think concept records) the shuffle screws it up because it lists the tracks by track name, from the id3 tag.

Is there freeware to batch edit those damn tags from the filename, ie: another brick in the wall --> 05._another brick in the wall?

I tried that zotram thing, and it worked, but was only free for one day...heheheh.

any ideas?

Posted: 05/03/07, 12:20 am
by bob

Posted: 05/03/07, 12:21 am
by bob
Audio Tags Editor 1.98
Audio Tags Editor is a convenient and powerful audio file tags editor. It enables you to edit tags, rename files, folders, export data to various formats, save playlists and much more. Audio Tags Editor allows you to do without separate tag editing dialogs and edit them directly in the list cells. It makes the tag editing process similar to editing spreadsheets. Audio Tags Editor will let you put your audio files collection in order!


http://tags-edit.safe-install.com/

Posted: 05/07/07, 12:30 am
by AndrewB
Any good options for Linux? I use Ubuntu. Having [descriptive filename.mp3] show up as unknown-unknown in Rythm Box is really annoying. Amarok takes care of this, but there's something wrong with it, and it has the tendency to make the keyboard and mouse not respond after a while.

Posted: 05/07/07, 5:54 pm
by kenray
the one i could use is not free, and the free one doesn't do the task...rrrgh...

has anyone actually used a program for this task?

Posted: 05/09/07, 8:19 pm
by RedRage
PHP has some id3 stuff you can use to write a script to do it.


hmm... that sounds like a good idea maybe i'll start working on that next week.

Posted: 05/10/07, 1:33 pm
by kenray
that would be really awesome - you'd probably find a very happy buncha people out here waiting for something that would do the job proper!!!

Posted: 05/14/07, 7:16 pm
by kenray
also - i have tried using Flexible Renamer, because it has that "id tag" feature - but for the life of me I can't figure out how to make it do what i want it to...http://hp.vector.co.jp/authors/VA014830 ... /FlexRena/

Posted: 05/15/07, 1:58 am
by RedRage
lost time cannot do it right now, i can look into it again sometime in the next 2 weeks.